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Chicken Cutlets with Lemon Butter Sauce

Chicken Cutlets with Lemon Butter Sauce  is a  delicious and easy weeknight meal. Yet fancy enough for a company dinner.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Rob


  • 4 large premade chicken cutlets
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 shallots, diced or 1 medium onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place olive oil in pan and heat chicken cutlets for a few minutes on each side. Place on a plate and keep warm.

    In the same pan, in the the olive oil add the shallot and cook until translucent, about 3-5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for an additional minute or so making sure not to burn.

     Add the white wine and allow to cook for about 5 minutes. Add the juice of a lemon, capers, and rosemary. 

    Reduce the heat to low. Add the butter allow to melt.  Whisk in the heavy cream until sauce is well combined.

     Add salt and pepper to taste and serve on top of the chicken cutlets.